The votes are in and we've narrowed down our 16 town bracket to two final contestants: Guelph, Ontario and Traverse City, Michigan.

These two towns are competing for the title of Strongest in a webcast that will take place at 12:30pm Central today. The video is below. 

Want some more background on the two final towns? You can see photos of Guelph, listen to a podcast with the mayor of Guelph and read the town's initial entry here. See photos of Traverse City, listen to a podcast with two Traverse City residents and read the town's initial entry here.

Voting is now closed.

(Top graphic by Matthias Leyrer)